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F-16 Combat Pilot

MobyRank MobyScore
Commodore 64
...
4.5
DOS
...
4.2
Amiga
89
4.2
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Description

True to the aircraft’s flexibility, you pilot the F-16 in assignments as diverse as dogfights, bombing raids or reconnaissance missions. It is up to you to plan your flight route by setting waypoints on the tactical map prior to take-off; you can also (but need not) select the armament of your plane. When you have accumulated enough flight experience, you may command entire squadrons in the fictional Operation Conquest campaign, a simple simulation of an entire war theater that already hinted at what would later become DI’s Virtual Battlefield.

F-16 Combat Pilot allows multiplayer duels via modem or serial link.

Screenshots

F-16 Combat Pilot DOS Setup screen for multiplayer duels.
F-16 Combat Pilot DOS ...as normally all you'll see is the target rectangle on your HUD. At that point, long-range fire&forget rockets take care of the rest.
F-16 Combat Pilot ZX Spectrum After all that the need to load some more of the game is a bit of a let down
F-16 Combat Pilot ZX Spectrum Load weapons. I chose the default 'Crews Choice' but weapons can be selected individually.

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The Press Says

Amiga Format Amiga Oct, 1989 94 out of 100 94
Sinclair User ZX Spectrum Feb, 1991 88 out of 100 88
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Amiga 1990 86 out of 100 86
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Atari ST 1990 84 out of 100 84
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft DOS 1990 84 out of 100 84
Power Play Amiga Oct, 1989 84 out of 100 84
Power Play Atari ST Jun, 1989 84 out of 100 84
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Commodore 64 1990 82 out of 100 82
Atari ST User Atari ST Jul, 1989 8 out of 10 80
CU Amiga Amiga Aug, 1989 79 out of 100 79

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anyone have this game????? 1 James Stephens
Jun 30, 2007

Trivia

Media

The DOS release of the game contains 3 disks, but installation requires only two of the three.

Use Disk 1 plus either Disk 2 or 3, depending upon which graphics you need. Disk 2 is for EGA and Tandy graphics, while Disk 3 is for CGA & Monochrome.

Awards

  • European Computer Leisure Awards
    • 1990 - Best Flight Simulator
  • Power Play
    • Issue 01/1990 - #3 Best Simulation in 1989
Information also contributed by Jeanne
Contributed to by Quapil (4745), -Chris (7365) and Martin Smith (63197)